Archive for May, 2012

The Tee-Pee, the Fire Pit and the Ice Cream Volcano

“We build this place with the sand of memories; these castles are our memories and inventiveness made tangible. So part of us believes that when the tide starts coming in, we won’t really have lost anything, because actually only a symbol of it was there in the sand.” ~ Anne Lamott I love the beach. […]

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Living Life Naturally

I have been wondering a lot lately about the “olden days,” you know, before the era of chemically-created snacks, fried hydrogenated oil fast foods and pesticide-laced produce. Before technology replaced intimate connections of a personal conversation and backyard playmates. Whatever made us think that this kind of “forward movement” would be beneficial to our lives? […]

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I Love Motherhood

I never thought I would say those words. In fact, even as a young girl I never nurtured dolls or played with friends as if I wanted to be a mom one day, and even with the romanticism of planning a wedding, adding kids to the mix was never top of my list. It took […]

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Thank You, Gratitude

I recently was invited to join a group honoring daily acts of gratitude the entire month of May, and I decided to take on this “challenge.” Each day, we are to acknowledge three things we are grateful for, and a daily topic is provided for a focus. The day before this journey was to begin, […]

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A Woman of Legacy

There is a woman who I admire that transcends space and time, and whose importance and influence will never be surpassed in my lifetime. To me, she is the epitome of a real woman; and of strength, determination, ambition, adventure, love, compassion and laughter. Not a day goes by that I don’t miss my Nanny. […]

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